“Schema” are enduring thought patterns learned early on that filter our view of the world and how to interact with it.
Understanding the maladaptive schema of personality-disordered people can help put their behaviors into perspective.
Personality-disorder-related core schema include abandonment, incompetence, control, belonging, suspiciousness, entitlement, and status.
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Some of borderline personality disorder’s reputation of being difficult to treat comes from the antiquated idea that BPD is intractable and that people with BPD have a character problem that makes them attention-seeking and help-rejecting
“I noticed my symptoms were a lot stronger and more dysfunctional when I was in a relationship,” she says, who was diagnosed in March 2021.
“I get obsessive quite quickly. I’ll constantly want to call or text, and I’ll isolate from other friends – I drop hobbies and dedicate all my time to that person.”